Ding ding ding. While everybody else was busy debating the first presidential debate last night, bidding for Lena Dunham’s book, tentatively titled Not That Kind of Girl, climbed to 3.6 million, DeadlineNY reports.
And the bidding is not over yet–it is expected to go even higher. No word from her literary agent, Kim Witherspoon Read More
It had to happen. Lena Dunham, creator and star of HBO’s Girls, New Yorker contributor, frequent panel participant and Oberlin grad, is shopping a book proposal, the Post reports.
Although a source told the Post that the book, tentatively titled Not That Kind of Girl, is slated to go for a minimum of $1 million dollars, it’s not all about money. It’s about being unique and interesting.
“Instead of just auctioning off the book to the highest bidder and having them publish it, they are doing it in a unique way,” a publishing insider told the Post. “The top five bidders in this week’s auction will sit down with Lena on Friday for a meeting. She’ll then choose from those offers.”
As is the case with college basketball and root vegetables, HBO’s generation-defining television ‘Girls’—one of those wonderful things Western Society is quite simply blessed with—must take a break for part of the year. And yet, just because we don’t see them doesn’t necessarily mean they’re gone, that their machinations aren’t engaged in some degree of motion; that they are not, for lack of a better term, bloggable.